Nordic Cool 2013
Welcome to Nordic Cool 2013!
Just like there are many countries and territories of the Nordic Region, there are many facets to their arts and cultures. And the Kennedy Center invites you to explore them all. To get started, think COOL or...
CHILLY These Northern European nations embody the sensation of cool (and cold) with watery surroundings, glaciers, fjords, snowy landscapes, polar bears, and nature’s lightshow, the aurora borealis.
HIP Creativity and innovation govern these dynamic cultures. From groundbreaking theater, film, art, and literature to pioneering education and environmental sustainability efforts, from cutting-edge design to creating the world’s most popular toys and video games, the Nordic people look and lean forward.
CALM Long an advocate for peace,human rights, child well-being, and education, the region is also home of the Nobel Prize for outstanding contributions in arts, science, and world peace. This region that sent theworld the ancient Vikings offers creativity, mystery, innovation, humor, and hope. Through Nordic Cool 2013, explore the accomplishments and vision of peoples taking an ever more prominent role on today’s global stage.
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